# SAT Trial and Error

Algebra Level 1

$ab - 2a - 2b - 2 = 0$

Which of the following pairs of numbers $$(a, b)$$ is a solution to the equation above?

$$\begin{array}{r r l} &\text{I.}\ &(3, 8)\\ &\text{II.}\ &(4, 5)\\ &\text{III.}\ &(4.5, 4.5)\\ \end{array}$$

(A)$$\ \$$ I only
(B)$$\ \$$ II only
(C)$$\ \$$ I and II only
(D)$$\ \$$ I and III only
(E)$$\ \$$ I, II and III

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